Farm Educator

Classification Title: Program Educator I

Job Title: Farm Educator

Location: Suffolk County Farm & Education Center, Yaphank, NY

Benefits: Full Benefits package

Number of Hours: 20 hours per week

Compensation: $16.00

Position Summary:

Prepare and present all programs offered in the most current “Programs for Youth” brochure, both on farm and in schools, libraries, and other community settings.Assist with birthday parties and family programs.Assist with festivals and special events.Assist with day-to-day operations of Farm Education programs.

This is a part time (20 hours per week) position.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in Agriculture, Environmental Science, Animal Science, Education, or other related field, or High School Diploma and 2 years volunteer or work experience.
  • One year of paid or volunteer experience working with children and/or the public.
  • Ability to learn how to drive van and horse trailer and truck and livestock trailer.
  • Ability to lift 10-20 pounds unassisted.
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards, if required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:

Specify preferred specialized education, field and/or certifications.

Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Environmental Science, Animal Science, Education, or other related field.Additional education and training in the field of education.Additional education in the areas of agriculture, animal sciences, natural sciences, human development and consumer sciences. Additional teaching experience related to educational areas listed above.Experience teaching subjects related to agriculture, animal sciences, natural sciences, human development and consumer sciences.

How to Apply:

All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and indicate three individuals who may be contacted as a reference. Please be sure to include all information that you feel would be helpful for selection committee members to know before you click SUBMIT. Once the application is submitted you will NOT be able to change your submission or add attachments.

All applications must be received on-line. Position will remain open until sufficient candidate pool is obtained. Full position description available @ links below.

Internal Candidates: Current employeesof the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association interested in this job posting are considered internal applicants and must apply online through their Workday account which may be accessed here: http://workday.cornell.edu/

External Candidate: Full instructions on how External Applicants may apply through Workday may be found here: http://cce.cornell.edu/sites/default/files/applying_for_a_job_-_external_5-2016_v2.pdf

  • Reference position: WDR-00010235 Farm Educator - Yaphank, NY

The Association may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and employees to perform the essential functions of their job. If you require an accommodation so you may participate in the selection process you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Administrative Systems at (607) 255-2117, or via email at: cce.recruitment@cornell.edu.

For additional questions, please contact ejh234@cornell.edu;

http://ccesuffolk.org/


Last updated March 13, 2017